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Let Me Pray For You...

I know when people say they want to pray for me due to my situation, they say it with the best of intentions. My personal beliefs on religion and spirituality are erm…unique to say the least. 929 more words


The Long Road Ahead: Where I Was and Where I'm going

Welcome to my blog. If you’ve read my “About,” section I’ll spare you and won’t go into detail and repeat my situation. However, I suppose it can’t hurt to reiterate the purpose of my writing. 442 more words


Taking Care of Elderly Loved Ones: The Difficulties We Do Not Talk About

When people talk about being caregivers, most often they are talking about taking care of their young children.  However, there is a large segment of the population who are taking care of their aging parents or other family members either instead of or in addition to their own children.  896 more words



If you have not had many interactions with persons with disabilities, you may not know exactly how to act. For example, you may ask yourself “how do I talk to someone in a wheelchair?” or “how do I interact with someone who is blind or deaf?” This article provides some guidelines to ensure respectful and equal treatment of people with disabilities. 699 more words

Chapter One

When I started writing about bringing my father into my home, I didn’t realize how stagnant some of the days would be. Most days are filled with (him) watching television right now. 450 more words


Intense Discomfort

It’s been 7 months since my father was moved into our home. I can’t stop thinking lately about how I feel that now is the most awkward part of this yet. 633 more words


My Daughter, Part 2 of Gratefulness 

It’s been at least a decade since I’ve held you in my arms, perhaps even longer.

The moment you were placed into my cradling arms, is a time in my history that I shall never forget. 290 more words